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CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 4:00pm EST
: in america. . . this being coming up next, booktv presents after words, an hourlong program where we invite guest hosts to interview authors. this week long time talk radio program brian jennings discusses his latest book, "censorship" the threat to silence talk radio. mr. jennings explained what he believes will be the backdoor path to reinstating the fairness doctrine and silencing conservative talk radio. mr. jennings discusses his book with a nationally syndicated talk show host, monica crowley. >> host: i am monica crowley, the host of a nationally syndicated radio program "the monica crowley show." i'm also a panelist on the mcglaughlin group and a political and foreign affairs analyst for the fox news channel. i am delighted to welcome to the program today brian jennings. brian is one of the nation's top talk radio programmers. he served more than a decade as a national vice president of top programming for citadel broadcasting. he is an authority on talk radio. everybody in the industry knows him and respected and widely and according to talkers magazine he is one of the founding fa
FOX News
Jan 1, 2010 2:00am EST
>> are you ready, america? >> hi, everybody. i'm megan kelly. >> are you ready? are you ready? >> we're live in new york city for the "all american new year." let's go! megan: let's bring it! [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> it is "an all american new year." bill: good evening, america. welcome to our "all american new year." we are live. hello 2009. i'm bill hemmer. megan: hi, everybody. i'm megan kelly. we are thrilled to be here with you tonight and people right behind us and behind our camera. they are everywhere here. they are dropping the biggest ever crystal ball this year. we will bring it to you live! bill: indeed we are. it is way up there. megan: it is gorgeous and it is huge! bill: we also have a great team of reporters. with us, they will bring us some of the great new year's stories from the world over the next 90 minutes. we will be with them throughout the night. security is a big deal. megan: especially this year. police are saying they will have thousands of officers right here
WHUT
Jan 1, 2010 6:00pm EST
, the disintegration of yugoslavia, america's role there, and now you have come out with this book, "a country of vast designs: james k. polk, the mexican war, and the conquest of the american continent." and here we are, that book that i fail to remember the name of was a "sands of empire." i learned more than i had known before on the balkans. >> two chapters on the balkans. >> and very complete. tell me, why should i be interested in james k. polk? >> by lculation was that james capel collides in the black hole of america's consciousness. that james k. polk collide -- resides in the black hole of america's consciousness. my aim was to tell the story in as compelling away as possible. >> tell us, his presidency was just before the civil war? >> yes, he was eleed in 1844, served from 1845 to 1849. he was one of the youngest people elected president. he was 49, one of five presidents elected in their 40's. he gave up the presidency at age 53, from three died shortly thereafter. he literally worked himself to death. not the majority of our presidents have been more presidents. he was one. many believe
WHUT
Dec 31, 2009 7:00pm EST
america's future. and additional funding is provided by the following supporters -- >>> good evening, i'm martin savidge, thank you for joining us. it was an attack so damaging that one former intelligence official described it as the cia's pearl harbor. we're talking about the suicide bombing yesterday that killed eight americans, some of them cia employees. today a spokesman for the taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. saying a bomber entered the base last night and blew himself up. it was the worst loss for the cia since the war there began more than eight years ago. yesterday's attack took place at a remote outpost known as chapman in the province of khost, along the border with pakistan. this evening the associated press is reporting that the suicide bomber was invited on to the base by americans. according to a former senior intelligence official, the man was being courted as an informants and it was the first time he had been brought inside the camp. he was reportedly not searched. much of the cia's efforts in that region including drone attacks had been focused on the
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 3:00pm EST
discovery of america. and we discovered america for ourselves. we knew about america, but what we knew, america very different. we knew something that we learn from the 19th century america. and then this new world and we tried to find out how books, i found this book very interesting, but i just wanted detail of this book of the story, but from that aside, my first wish, was what you wrote this book. 50 years ago, visit from one leader of one country to the united states. i think there may be other leaders came here. sometimes khrushchev was eccentric. and president yeltsin was more eccentric, and when khrushchev came here, he just showed the time like this contemporary politician that we prefer to go to the common show, because most of the young people interest in this, maybe it was part of this. my father's behavior. maybe it was because it was back through the old war mentality on both sides, but not eliminate at that time in one visit, but it would change so why you wrote this? >> guest: i wrote the book because i happen to stumble upon the story of your father, nikita khrushchev'
FOX News
Jan 1, 2010 5:00pm EST
, america. >> some people think boiled frogs alive. >> i swear, i thought they jumped right out. >> we worked with dead fish. >> hello. i'd like to give $108 billion to the i.r.s. >> you name it. we've done it. tonight we're going to look at some of the more outrageous moments. some of the things that we did. >> i care! >> and how we did ththem. on the glenn beck program. >> we have had a lot of animals on the set this year. which ones did tough most fun with? we had frogs. >> okay. all right. >> turtles. >> barney and frank. here they are. this is your shovel ready project from florida. why did the turtle cross the road? to get to the other side. go ahead. go. look. i'll even, i'll even put our messiah, barack obama. c'mon. dashboard obama. go get him. look, a little baby turtles. go get him. i've got a dove bar. uh-oh. uh-oh. that didn't work out well. 3.5 million for a turtle crossing. >> dead fish. >> this is in the center of the fish is what is called a spine. a spine. it runs generally down the fish's back or our back right here. it keeps us erect. it also helps us make tough dec
FOX News
Jan 1, 2010 1:00am EST
. this is a very -- oh, here i am. hello, america. some people think boiled frogs alive. i swear, i thought they jumped right out. we worked with dead fish. hello, i'd like to give $108 billion to the i.r.s. you name it, we've done it. tonight we're going to look at some of the more outrageous moments, some of the things that we did. >> i care! >> and how we did them of the glenn beck program. >> it had a lot of animals on the set, glenn, this year. which ones did you have the most fun with? we had frogs. >> ok. all right. >> turtles. >> barney and frank. here they are. this is your shovel-ready project from florida. why did the turtle cross the road? to get to the other side go. >> ahead, go. look, i'll even put our messiah, barack obama. come on, go get him. yes, go get him. here. look. it's a little baby turtle, go get him. hey, you -- i've got a dove bar. uh-oh, uh-oh, that didn't work out well. $3.5 million for a turtle crossing. >> dead fish. >> this, in the center of the fish, is what is called a spine . a spine. it runs generally down the fish's back or our back right here. it keeps
CBS
Dec 31, 2009 11:00pm EST
>>> hello everyone. >> you are here live. >> yes you are. >> for the ports america new year's spectacular. i'm kai jackson. >> and i'm denise koch. as kai said we're live at the port, ready to ring in the new year. >> we have cameras way down south as the clock is counting down. >> it is going on as scheduled at midnight. in just about an hour. and you're going to be able to see it live right here if you stay with us. >> the weather has been a factor, at least in terms of visibility in the area. as far as we know, the fireworks are going to take place. i think that's probably to the delight of all the people who took the time to come down here tonight. as well as people sitting on their couches at home. >> if you're at home, you may have the best seat in the house. there are people who are been out here all evening waiting for these fireworks. gigi. >> you are right, everyone is ready. people have been out here for hours waiting, despite the rain. the music is pumping behind me. we were able to talk to some folks earlier tonight, to find out why they do this. they come out h
FOX News
Dec 31, 2009 8:00pm EST
this group of progressives plans on doing. bill: but, isn't itbi true that the united states of america is a compassionate nation that provides safety nets for people so i'm not opposed to poor people having access to health care if they can't afford it. what are you going to do? let them die on the streets. >> of course not. bill: some little kid gets sick and parents don't have any money. what are you going to do. >> tell me all the street corners and towns where people are dying on the streets because they don't have health care. bill: they go to the emergency room. >> that's exactly right. listen, whatly obama is doing, this is just the first step to getting rid of the private sector health care. if you look at the c.b.o. numbers, this is going to cost us an extra trillion dollars in debt in the next nine years. and it's only going to leave 39 million people without health care. we need to be responsible for -- we need to be in the system. right now the doctor will say i'm going to run all these tests. really care because you are not paying for it. bill: lead me ask you this questio
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2009 11:00pm EST
interstate commerce and destroying the remnants of fuel culture in america the to transatlantic travel the california gold rush and the growth of the united states into a continental nation, the start of travel across central america and the planting of the seed that was to become the panama canal, the crushing of the notorious philip bussel william walker and his attempt to abscond with the country of nicaragua the discretion of the merrimack and the safeguarding of the union gold shipments both which played a seminal part in winning the civil war, the fabled manipulations of the erie breault road and the birth of modern corporations the consolidation of the great new york real plots into the enormous new york central and hudson river railroad, the growth of new york city into the first city of north america and a major world hub of finance and trade complete with his first grand central station. vanderbilt played a major part in all of these events and more. as stiles writes the commodore's live lets his mark on america's most basic beliefs about equality and opportunity. he started
CNN
Jan 1, 2010 1:00am EST
at your local chevy dealer. >>> 2009 exploded across america like a million points of hope and promise. >> but beyonce had one of the best videos of all time. >> but it soon fizzled down to the same old problems. >> no, we don't have time to do that. >> the economy went from bad to worse. >> there's no doubt that times are still tough. >> jobs ran short. and tempers did, too, and we're going to grind it all out on the mean streets with our panel, actor and author ben stein, comedian margaret cho. talk show host joy behar. jack gray. political analyst, leslie sanchez. l.a. times columnist, joel stein. from the daily beast, tina brown. and mtv's sway callaway. all here to help us unveil "360's all the best, all the worst of 2009." welcome, i'm tom foreman, and if you did not get a little nervous this year, you just weren't paying attention. from economics to politics to pop culture, everything seems to be in flux. sure, the nation signed on for change but by year's end, some were ready to say, keep the change, let's just move on to better times. still, as we start our course into the fut
FOX News
Jan 1, 2010 2:00pm EST
of america is a compassionate nation which providesat safety nets for peop. i'm not opposed to poor people having access to healthcare if they can't afford it. what are you going to do, let them die in the street? >> of course, not. tell me all g the street corners in all the towns where people are dieing in the streets because they don't have healthcare. bill: theyte go to the emergency rooms. >> exactly. what obama is doing -- this is the first step getting rid of the private sector healthcare. thisca is going to cost us an extrnoa trillion dollars in debt an.we need to be in the system. right now the doctor will stay i'm going to run all these tests. you don't care because you are not paying for it. >> name a couple republicans you backed. >> a couplego republicans? i can't off the top of my head. >>er i get nervous when you put the glasses on. when you put they on i get nervous. youal are reading a little thin. >> what are you insinuating here. bill: you beat that guy up. obviously acorn is a far left organization that wants to register as many democrats as they can and will use any te
FOX News
Jan 1, 2010 6:00pm EST
ourselves -- pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off and begin again the work of remaking america. >> the mission in afghanistan is undeniably difficult. and successful requires steadfast commitment. and insecures significant cost. >> we all stand shoulder to shoulder in the belief that healthcare reform is necessary and timely. >> american families and small business are still struggling as the white house response continues to fall short. >> bret: we'll reflect back on the biggest stories of 2009 with our all-star panel tonight. and look ahead to the new year. "special report" starts right now. >> happy new year. tonight we'll discuss some of the top headlines of 2009. including in-depth analysis of our top four stories of the year. afghanistan, healthcare reform, the economy, and, of course, president barack obama's first year in office. that is where our special begins. >> i barack obama will solemnly swear -- >> that i will execute the office of the president of the united states faithfully. >> that i will execuexecute -- >> faithfully execute -- execute the office faithfully
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2009 8:00pm EST
makes america such an exceptional country? guest coburn there are so many things. i mean a lot of it does come from, from a christian worldview, a christian founding. part of that is freedom of choice so of course they prosper in america but it was disproportionately christians with a christian worldview founding it in part of-- part of what is interesting about that is i mean christ was really upsetting the customs of his day by using so many women for his parables, by administering to women so often. that was very unusual, so as i said before the first feminist was not gloria steinem. it was jesus christ, and there is that the idea of the freedom of choice, i mean literally choice not killing babies choice, and also the idea that all men are created by god and therefore no man has the right to rule over you accept by your consent, except not perfect consent but that is the idea of a federalist democracy that making this a roula for you by divine right because the king has no genetic authority over you. there is and a son of god or some genetic power to roll over their people.
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2009 10:00pm EST
. there are holding hundreds of events encumbrances across america to celebrate -- all across; american to celebrate lincoln. he spoke about equality. as we all know from our history, our entire went after the invention of the cotton in jim prada -- after the cotton gin. families were torn apart and sold. abraham lincoln's rise to the white house paralyzed the tension in america over slavery. by 1854, the republican party was formed to oppose slavery and then spent in the territories. by 1858, lincoln himself warned that a house divided could not stand. like most leaders, lincoln could see but could do little to slow the downward spiral of our union. six weeks after his election in november 1860, the union was dissolved and [unintelligible] the war claimed more american lives than all other wars that we have been involved in. between 1861 and 1865, 620,000 americans died in battle or by disease. this was 2% of the entire u.s. population at the time, the equivalent of 6 million americans today. it is difficult to imagine the full weight of the burden that abraham lincoln treated during his time as we
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 7:00am EST
. it was america's first year with an african-american president. last january, as barack obama was sworn in we went down to the national mall in washington to meet some of the people who wanted to see this moment in history for themselves. ♪ politics and patriotism and the presidency. it is the place where the secular and the religious merge, and one of the sacraments of our national religion is the inauguration. ♪ my country 'tis of thee sweet land of liberty ♪ >> reporter: so it was as many as 2 million pilgrims made their way to washington and the mall to witness this most sacred event. ♪ land where my father died ♪ >> reporter: as the oath was recited, alleges the speech was delivered. >> the time has come to reaffirm our enduring spirit. >> reporter: emotions were laid bare. tears were shed. >> no matter how optimistic i've ever been as a human being i never thought this moment would come and i met these wonderful people total strangers and we can all share it together. >> reporter: inauguration is a renewal of faith. >> for we know that our patchwork heritage
ABC
Jan 1, 2010 7:00am EST
>>> good morni >>> good morning, america, on this friday, january 1st. happy new year. this morning, it's official 2010 we look ahead to the economy to the president's second year in office. plus, where you can find jobs in 2010. and all the hot new trends, we'll tell what you everyone will be wearing, eating and even doing as we welcome in 2010. >>> good morning, america, i'm sam champion with kate snow and david muir. we hope you and your family had a happy and safe new year's eve. there's no doubt outside of those windows there was a few crazies. >> hundreds of thousands packing in times square to see the ball drop. here's a little trivia for you this morning. did you know at that first ball to drop 1904 had 100 light bulbs? >> really. >> just 100. this year, they tell us 32,000. >> it sounded like a lot. >>> okay. so it's 2010 now. what does this new year hold? this year, we get into all of it, starting with the economy. 2009 such a rough year for so many people. will 2010 be better? we have the dream team for that. >>> and a look at what to expect to politics ahead. and the war
ABC
Jan 1, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning. >> happy new year! millions of people around the world celebrate the start of a any decade. >>> chilling call, abc news has learned about the final call about the alleged underwear bomber and his father. why did the agency fail to connect the dots? >>> and going past midnight, giving college football fans hopes athey'll see today's big goal game. >> it's friday, january 1st, 2010. >>> good morning, happy new year. i'm vinita nair. >> and i'm todd connor sitting in for jeremy hubbard. millions of people turned out across the country to celebrate the new year and new decade. hundreds of thousands packed into times square to watch the ball drop. >> midtown manhattan may have been the safest place. it included patting down everyone entering that area. >> and the celebration continued across the country with the las vegas strip and the skylighting up at the space needle in seattle. >>> president obama will meet with officials to determine how a suspected terrorist got explosives into a detroit-bound plane. abc news has learned about another pl
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> it's 2010. america rings in the new year with balloons, fireworks and fun. >>> the airline connection. the flight 253 bomb suspect says he met with a notorious cleric connected to terrorists. >>> and a deadly death. the bomber who killed seven cia employees in afghanistan was asked to be there. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. and happy new year. thanks for joining us. i'm michelle gielan. it's a new year and new decade. not everyone stayed up until midnight, but americans celebrated new year's eve across the country. vegas saw fireworks go up at several of the big hotels while the space needle hosted a big party in seattle. and as always, the biggest new year's eve event was in new york's times square. terrell brown was there to see it. >> reporter: good-bye 2009, hello, 210. mayor michael bloomberg got help lowering the gigantic waterford crystal ball from a group of high school students. and jennifer lopez rocked out for the packed house of hundreds of thousands who came out to sell brake light. celebrate. >> it's a once in a lifetime experience. >> reporter: a
CBS
Dec 31, 2009 7:00pm EST
middle east, and south america to review passenger procedures. and procedures already ordered by the president include increased pat-downdowns and bag checks, more air marshals and more bomb-sniffing dogs. officials have also updated the lis of more than half a million potential trifts terrorists, moving some up to the no-fly list. the preliminary findings are also focusing on some serious security breakdowns. conversations were intercepted months ago about a nigerian in yemen involved in a terrorist plot but the dots were never connected to warnings by a prominent ginortheastern to u.s. officials that his son had become dangerously radicalized in yemen. agencies failed to pull the man's u.s. travel visa, a flaw that is now closed. today, director of national security dennis blair had a chilling warning to the intelligence community about the more cunning attacks of the future that are being designed to circumvent u.s. defenses. he said, "they are doing so right now, even as you are reading this message." meanwhile, republicans are accusing the president of being slow and weak
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 10:30am EST
, to ban alcohol in america, and that went into effect in 1920. prohibition lasted only less than 14 years because of extreme civil disobedience. the law of the land. a lot of violence here from organized crime, and i think extreme indifference from the american public here. they didn't realize what they had gotten into here by signing up for prohibition or they thought it was simply something useful to have and realize pretty quickly that no, in fact the country has only been a drinking nation. and a lot of ways, the temperance movement was i.e. to believe that people just simply oh baby law and not take. >> in your book you seem to indicate that world war i has something to do with this? >> it did. a vastly part of how the anti-saloon got the 18th amendment through congress. and the asl, and isolated has been forgotten about. their own in existence for 40 years. they use the occasion of world war i when the united states went to war in germany in 1917, the largest ethnic group in the country at that time were germans. and guess who also worked the brewers? the germans, right? so yeah, ye
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2009 8:00pm EST
>> all this week on c-span, and look inside america's highest court. we spoke with the nine supreme court justices about the role in the history of the supreme court. coming up next, our interviews with associate justices antonin scalia and ruth bader ginsburg. and a look at the life of abraham lincoln. . . he talks about how the court to reaches decisions on cases and the attorneys to come before the court. we spoke with him in the east conference room in the supreme court building. >> antonin scalia , would you explain what the role and responsibilities of a justice this? >> to try to come out of the right way on cases that the court has agreed to hear. also, and this is the only respect which the job differs from an appeals judge, to decide on what cases the court should agree to hear. essentially, there are two functions. you have to decide what to put on our docket. secondly, what is on their docket to try to get it right. >> what role do you see the supreme court playing in society today? has it changed over your tenure? >> it is the same role that has always played. i do not
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 6:00am EST
. despite early concerns about the weather. the fireworks went off without a hitch. the ports america new year's eve spectacular. >> live at the inner harbor. >> reporter: 5,000 explosives synchronized with music lit up baltimore skyline for 17 minutes. thousands braved the rain and cold to dance in the new year at the inner harbor. one couple drove all the way from new jersey. >> it's great, it's beautiful here. everyone is so friendly. having a great time. >> reporter: 2010 is looking bright. happy new year. >> beautiful. the party in new york city, thousands of people flocked to times square to see the ball drop as the new years day gets started. someone has to clean up the mess. crews out right now trying to sweep up all of that trash. >>> the president is in his home state of hawaii. they posted a message praising the country for rising up to meet the channels of 2009. he and the first family watched avatar while on vacation. >> a class in m maryland celebrating. thousands waking up with new year's resolutions. let's go to kelly with a look. >> reporter: it's a brand new year an
CNN
Jan 1, 2010 12:30am EST
where america had to get off its sugar high. >> started out with an economic crisis and seemed to be a bottomless pit and started out as a very frightening time. >> certainly if you had a job you were really lucky and everybody was scaling back in their own way. >> from the start all the numbers were running bad, employment down, home sales down, business down, down, down. >> i think it was a brutal year. i think this was a year when americans worked twice as hard to earn half as much. >> the economy sucks. every man for himself. start stuffing your mattress full of cash. >> worst ratio of the year. 6-1 as in six people applying for every one job opening. unemployment wound up at 10%. way up from the beginning of the year when it was well below 8%. >> i like to fish. when i fish now i fish with dinner. before i fish was for it. it's different now. >> the worst waiting list. almost 16 million americans at one point looking for paychecks and not finding them. >> with all the unemployed people, did the hands across america, they could circle the lower 48. why aren't we working on
CNN
Jan 1, 2010 9:00am EST
in iran and iraq, it's the cause of america this preacher says. whatever is happening to america today is happening because of its foreign policy. >> reporter: so as you can see, brooke, people here are well aware of grievances of muslims across the world. >> it's interesting. he is pointing fingers at america and our foreign policy, but what about religious sects. some say it's exporting jihadism elsewhere? >> reporter: yes, we don't know quite how many people, how many members or anything like that among these sects in northern nigeria, but in the last year there has been a huge crackdown on the nigerian sects. 1,000 people was killed when a sect came against western education into the region. and in the last couple days, 30 to 70 people dead in another crackdown in a neighboring state. most of the sects have local grievances. they know what is going on in the world and the worry, brooke, is this region might just throw up another umar farouk abdulmutallab. brooke? >> not something we want to hear as we begin the new year at all. christian, thank you. great digging. >> he says he is
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 5:00pm EST
and that is fine. but, believe me, if we lose any free-speech rights in america through reregulation in the public interest to the fcc, liberals are going to lose those rights as well. .. >> this is about protecting the first amendment, our bill of rights and our constitution. brian jennings, thank you so much for joining me. >> thank you so much. >> the book is called "censorship," the author is brian jennings. i'm monica crowley, thank you so much for being with us today. ♪ >> coming up next, booktv presents, "after words," an hour-long interview program where we invite the -- a guest host to interview the author of a new book. born walker smith jr., the future title holder spent his formative years in harlem and mixed his career with the happening of the renaissance. shiewger ray's connections to langston hughes and lena horne, a generation of african-americans who found success during the start of a prodder civil rights movement -- broader civil rights movement. wil haygood discusses his book is dave zirin, author of "a people's history of sports in the united states." >> host: welcome to "a
FOX News
Jan 1, 2010 4:00pm EST
. but congressman, i put it to you, that's not the way politics is done in america, is it? you spend taxpayers' money, you buy votes, you buy constituents. i but the same question to you as i did to the tea party guys, you are asking for a revolution in politics. >> you know every once in a while you need to flush the toilet. it's okay to do it and eats a good thing. we ran a very different campaign that we had no paid staff, we had all volunteers. i refused to go into debt. i refused to buy anybody free meals. i didn't even have a campaign office. but the message -- >> look, you don't like pork and you don't like earmarks. you could be accused, and anybody who grease with you in congress would be accused of not bringing home the bacon. some of your voters might not like this. and other constage win sis might not like the fact you are not pulling federal money to their ticket. have you ever thought of that. >> i think a lot of my colleagues are it wrong. people stand up and applaud. i was voted in with huge margins. i said, look, if you want somebody to bring home the pork, you are electing th
FOX News
Dec 31, 2009 9:00pm EST
? this became pretty famous in the past year when he said this to the president -- >> this is america. how many of you people want to pay for your neighbor's mortgage that has an extra bathroom and can't pay their bills? raise their hand. president obama, are you listening? we're thiffing having a chicago tea party in july. all you capitalists that want to show up to lake michigan, i'm going to start organizing. if you read our founding fathers, people like benjamin franklin and jefferson, what we're doing in this country now is making them roll over in their graves. >> i want to know who's got kids here. ok, about half of you. aren't you afraid for your children? >> very much so. >> aren't you afraid that they won't be able to afford what you're taxing them? >> plus being i'm afraid that i won't be able to have my money to help raise them rell. >> i would like my own money to pay for my own chilled's education, not somebody else's child. sean: some people this i that it's selfish. what about the people who are hurting out there? >> if health care is going to cost us $1 trillion, what's going t
NBC
Dec 31, 2009 11:00pm EST
iraq, their first new year's in america. >> now we celebrate our new year here in baltimore city. i wish and happy new year for all. >> they say this is a late arriving crowd. we have seen a few more people trickling down. >> we will check in with john a little later in the show and see if anyone else turned up. now we are going to the biggest new year's party in the nation. we have a live look for you at new york city. it is estimated more than 1 million people are at times where tonight waiting for the stroke of midnight. >> the party is well underway here in times square. everyone is waiting for a ball to drop to officially ring in the new year. the famous waterford crystal ball got a makeover for 2010. the steer you will see tonight contains nearly 300 crystal triangles woven into a special pattern under the theme "let there be courage." >> we have worked into a celtic knot. >> security will be tight, but that say they will not stifle the party. >> we want people to have a happy experience. >> the festivities got under way earlier today around the world. check out the show over
MSNBC
Jan 1, 2010 11:00am EST
america, europe, elsewhere to try to talk about improving their security for the airports that feed the u.s. and today the prime minister of britain, gordon brown, said he's going to look now, again, at airport security there and may start using in the uk these full-body imaging scanners. it will be interesting to watch how this works, david. getting europeans to increase their airport security to make airline travel safer here has been a very tough road. for example, after 9/11, michael chertoff, the secretary of homeland security, said we need to get the list of passengers on planes that are leaving from europe to the united states before the plane leaves. and they said, no, we can't do that. now we get them about an hour before the flights leave. but that took months and months and actually over a year, maybe two years, of constant lobbying and cajoling to get the european parliament to come around. that was after 9/11, after a successful terror attack. the question here will be after what was thank heavens an unsuccessful terror attack will european authorities be willing to take thes
FOX
Jan 1, 2010 5:00am EST
showing bank of america only doing 9 permanent mod any indications under the president -- modifications under the president's housing plan in november. this is the largest bank in the united states of america and for them to only do 98 permanent modifications it pales in comparison to aqua financial who did 4,000 permanent mods. pa inpathic, shameful are wordst come to mind. >> when it comes to them helping struggling homeowners -- >> not happening. thank you very much. thank you for joining us for joining us here for our 2009 review. joining us here for our 2009 review. hope huh a you had a grea it's so hard to choose one. you know, during the sign then drive event, you can get a cc, tiguan or fuel efficient jetta for practically just your signature. you can get scheduled maintenance at no cost. there's got to be more to it than that... i'll never doubt you again.
PBS
Dec 31, 2009 7:00pm EST
the past few years. associated general contractors of america chief economist ken simonson says even if there is some help from federal stimulus money, big commercial projects will likely still be on hold. >> the folks who've been doing building construction: schools, hotels, offices, stores. they're still going to have a hard time in 2010. >> reporter: construction workers often move from one part of the country to another to find jobs, but with commercial and residential building down, all over the country, workers have few alternatives other than hoping something will change. >> we need it, cause we need a job. we need to feed the family. >> reporter: jamila trindle, "nightly business report," arlington, virginia. >> paul: now let's look at the stocks in the news tonight. >> paul: and those are the stocks in the news. >> tom: paul, i'll be watching the calendar and whether or not the january effect comes in to play. the january effect is the tendency for stocks to rise in the first month of the year. but it hasn't held true in the past two januarys. in 2009, the s&p 500 dropped mo
FOX
Dec 31, 2009 10:00pm EST
off and begin the work of remaking america. >> pilot sully sullenberger performs a miracle on the hudson. and weeks later a commuter jet crashes near new york killing 50. president obama signs his stimulus package. >> the beginning of what we need to do to create jobs for americans scrambling in the wake of layoffs. >> political divide, widens. >> it is all one big down payment on a new american socialist experiment. >> after taxpayers spend billons bailing out big firms, including aig, that company triggers controversy by paying bonuses to executives. iowa, vermont and new hampshire legalize same sex marriage. but voters in maine and lawmakers in new york, reject it. >> pirates off the coast of somalia take a sea captain hostage. sharpshooters kill three of the pirates, restitution captain phillips. h1n1 kills thousands. as vaccine distribution lags. north korea test fires missiles and nuclear device earning tougher un sanctions. president obama goes to cairo, to ask muslims around the world and americans, to find common ground. >> so long as our relationship is defined by
CNN
Dec 31, 2009 7:00pm EST
around the world. they're going to be touring asia, europe, south america, africa, and try to come up with some better international cooperation with some of these airports to make sure that on these u.s.-bound flights they've got the same kind of screening procedures, same kind of tight security that's supposed to go on that clearly was not happening from amsterdam to detroit, kyra. >> i realize what we were talking about had a serious aspect to it but i have to make the turn here to your background and what i'm seeing behind you. it's like you're starring in beach blanket babylon. you have new friends i see picking up surfing there in honolulu. >> clearly. well, it's going to be a quiet new year's eve for the president and first lady. we're told they'll celebrate with friends on kialua, the other side of owe yahoo. he took his daughters to aftera "star." the white house press corps will be here, fireworks over waikiki beach. i know you think this is a boondoggle but i've been working hard. i'm going out in the water, i don't care. >> he really is doing it. wait, can we stay on that
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 7:00am EST
to america for a better life. you have to get this notion of america. americans are suffering. i voted for barack obama. but this not -- this does not mean i will vote for the next republican. i will vote for the next republican against him if he does not address this issue. this is not an attack against immigrants. this is not an attack to keep them out of this country. but why are they coming here? host: you may want to stay around. we will talk about immigration 40 minutes from now. we are going to look at where the policy is standing, and what the congress is doing in the next year or so. we will talk with a representative of the american immigration council. this is at 7:45 eastern. we will take the phone calls on immigration. we have an independent on the line from florida. caller: thank you for taking my call and happy new year. i feel like the gentleman. i want to see manufacturing brought back to the country. i want to see more people taking an interest in the economy. host: what you think about this issue? what are your thoughts? caller: we have to give incentives to the comp
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 6:30pm EST
, but in america, even at new york's busiest hotels, cars and trucks pretty much come and go as they please. lobbys are crowded with guests and non-guests alike and unatended bags sit, well, unattended. new technologies do exist. anti-vehicle barriers that can deploy in half a second. protective window film that prentss flying glass shardes that routinely kill and maim victims at a blast site. high-detailed cameras that can zoom in and track and help identify suspects. and now this-- a boston-based company that has developed plastic mesh wallpaper. it absorbeds concussions and can maintain the building's integrity. >> the walls will not come tumbling down as otherwise would happen. >> reporter: it will be available for commercial applications in less than a year >> whether or not they choose to follow up on it, of course, comes down to dollars and cents. >> reporter: but remarkably not a single u.s. hotel firm has even called to inquire about it. without a single take on a u.s. hotel many hospitality companies see it as too costly an investment >> i would vent tower say that almost 100% of them are
FOX News
Jan 1, 2010 10:00am EST
morning everybody it's january 1s and i'm rick folbaum and here are in "america's newsroom". >> happy new year. >> i'm shannon bream in for megyn kelly. new reports umar farouk abdulmutallab made alarming phone call to his father saying it would be his last contact with his family. it was reportedly that call that prompted his father to warn the u.s. embassy in nigeria of his son's radical behavior weeks before the botched attack. live in washington. what do we know about that last phone conversation? >> well excuse me shannon that report suggests that that final phone call is really what triggered the father into action. abc news reporting that the suspect in that call warned his father it would be his last contact with the family and that the people he was with in yemen were about to destroy his sim card. the father reportedly contacted they skbrer yan -- nigerian officials who took him directly to the cia chief in nigeria's capital. state department confirms immediately passed on some information about sri lankan -- umar farouk abdulmutallab to other em be as and i intelligence officia
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 6:30pm EST
of what people are fearful of in america is that their identification card will be stolen from them as was given in the example by mr. baker. we in local law enforcement along with our federal partners are very wrapped up in a huge amounts of identity that with not enough resources to chase down all of the offenders involved. this is an international problem as well as a national one. part of the reason i think in the discussions with major city chiefs as well as the national per share as committee members on this issue is to see the value of this not purely from a prevention tool for terrorism but for prevention of all forms of crime where people's identification cards are so easily required even if they lose their driver's license. my driver's license and one of my credit cards was taken. within one hour they were trying to purchase some products from a department store. fortunately, the clerk was alerted and said for them to show and then the jurors i sense that he would not produce it because it did not look like him. you get the drift that this is a far more reaching solution t
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 2:00am EST
. the issue of nato is huge. as soon as i got into the sources in russia and germany and america, it became clear to me that it was an integral part of the german navigation process. that surprised me. i had read it was an issue for [unintelligible] there is a huge section in the book on it. there is going to be more in print. in this time, there is even a separate organization that does a lot about managing expectations. that comes up. this comes the very early, the discussion of moving nato. this is what surprises me. i had read that no one thought of expanding. for why, it was above. they are talking up with the nato and hungry. throughout the negotiations, he had been thinking about keeping open the possibility of trees being able to move this word -- eastward. some of this is public. they are not saying nato membership but some kind of partnership. it is not an carver to show -- it is not controversial. there is enough of it that gorbachev is up on it. he says this is his face where he is trying to come up with structures. yet come up with this common european home. they have the e-7 a
FOX News
Jan 1, 2010 1:00pm EST
the game. >> he had a knack for finding the story and knowing what america wanted to hear. how do you think he came by that? what was so unique about don thattt's insnctor mike: he had a knack for finding the story and knowing ii inat america blwanted to hear. hat was so unique about don hewitt's instinct for people? s him that's seemingly what he had, an incredible instinct. we we g's really, that gets at it. for the because so many of us around hi for more intellectual, really, you know, we were going for the journalism, we'd been schooled, we studied it, we wanted to kno the factst and so fort clear, yo story well. and we would say, as mike was screaming with him, but what about the facts, man? he was saying you could have the facts, but tell it interestingly. >> and he himself would say, i can't explain what i do. it's all at the tip of my fingers and andy rooney called him an idiot sevant. >> to his face? >> yeah, he would laugh and say it's true. >> wow. >> he was very intelligent and he was a long time journalist so he had the instinct being able to do what a good news story was. he
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 8:00am EST
. bush. she went to saint john's, which is one of the finest private schools in america. george w. bush wanted to go to saint john's but they wouldn't let him in. so he went to kinkaid, which is not a bad school also. another very powerful ride school. but they were in the same area. they just live down the block from each other in river oaks area. they went to the same country clubs, they were in that the nexus of the high-energy and high political world in texas. senator john tower would drop by the house. john tower would. that's the kind of if i'm she grew a. she begin resisting, get back on track, she began looking at things -- i think she felt were seditious and he said. something that was just going to bug the crap out of her father, and she began reading a little publication that a friend of hers had had in her house that, you know, clearly was not welcome at the ivins house. although it was called "the texas observer." unit, 32nd sale pitch, support "the texas observer." if you believe in molly ivins, if you believe in independent journalism, subscribe to it. go online, tell th
CNN
Jan 1, 2010 3:00pm EST
of incident. but those lights there, that's america, the u.s. border. this reminds you just how close this war on drugs is being fought to american soil. but before the night is over, there is even more carnage to come. all this in our one afternoon and evening visit to this deadly city. this time it's almost too much to bear. it's just after 11:00, and where you see those policemen gathered at that door, there's just been four more slayings. this time, all women. the early reports are that a gunman walked in that door and executed all of them. one of them a 12-year-old girl, another 14. and then a gut-wrenching irony, all of this done with the american border crossing just here, 80 yards away. there can be no more pertinent reminder of the mexican blood that's being spilled in this war for the right to supply america's demand for illicit drugs. michael ware, cnn, juarez, mexico. >>> i'm not going to answer your questions. you can ask it all the way you want to ask it but i'm not going to answer your questions. >> senator ensign stepped into the hot seat and i did what i was supposed to do so
NBC
Jan 1, 2010 5:30am EST
in america. baltimore was the first year. we have been here ever since. >> this year's performance was scheduled for the weekend the blizzard of 2009 hit. there are back this weekend to give a performance. >> we came back all the way from florida. we are restaging the plate. >> the dancers are used to traveling and plan to give a stellar performance. it features the number one ballerina in the world and some new surprises. >> new aspects include father christmas and snow maidens and stunning costumes. we're delighted to be back here. >> if you get tickets for the original performances, the times and seat assignments are the same. >> it there are still tickets available. for more information, you can visit our web site, wbaltv.com. >> it makes big want to take beltway again. >> me, too. all right. you did not say anything about my dancing. let's get to one of your entries. we ask what is your new year's resolution? >> one is to accept things that i cannot change. it is the old serenity prayer. keep the mailing your responses. we will read more in the next hour. >> here is a look ahe
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